Competitive Salary, 20 days holiday plus bank holidays, pension, health care and car allowance
07 Jan 2013
07 Feb 2013
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Operations Manager – Fresh Produce

Competitive Salary, 20 days holiday plus bank holidays, pension, health care and car allowance



An opportunity has arisen to work for one of the most prominent manufacturers of fresh produce as an Operations Manager. This is an exciting time to be working for a business that is turning over record profits year on year. This business has built a reputation upon a strong belief in ethical practice with a turnover in excess of £50 million in the UK. The company service both the major retail multiples and foodservice channels, with clients such as Tesco and Morrisons to name but a few. Owing to retirement, there is now the requirement for an Operations Manager to join their team in Lincolnshire.


The main responsibilities of this position would be the management and implementation of KPI’s with the objective of improving the overall efficiency and productivity of the factory and its people. In addition, you will be responsible for ensuring that manufacturing targets and standards are met and you will also play a vital role in the future growth of the sites overall operations and planning. Furthermore the successful candidate will be working very closely with senior peer groups taking care of financial and HR duties where required.


You will be degree level educated and have at least 5 years’ experience in the fresh produce arena working as an operation professional. In addition, you will have low care practical knowledge and a proven record of continuous improvement processes and change management. Additionally, you will have a strong track record of meeting with customers, negotiating commercial agreements and have the confidence to operate within senior peer groups and customer senior management.


This is an exceptional opportunity to work not just with a business which can offer real career progression, but also to work with a market leader in a hugely competitive sector. For a driven and ambitious Operations Manager who is prepared to work hard and integrate into a close knit culture, this is an opportunity not to be missed. Please do not hesitate to apply if you feel you have the experience and background described.